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{{Books of the Bible}}
 
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'''Genesis''' is the first book of the [[Judeo-Christian]] [[Bible]]. It is likely the most well known book of the old Testament. It contains the [[Judeo-Christian]] creation myth which is used as basis and evidence for [[creationism]]. It includes some of the best-known Bible stories, including:
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'''Genesis''' is the first book of the part of the [[Bible]] [[Christian]]s call the [[Old Testament]] and [[Jew]]s call the [[Tanakh]]. It is likely the most well known book of the Old Testament, although its length makes it one of the more difficult books to read all the way through.
  
* The two [[creation]] stories (the seven days of creation, [[Adam and Eve]]).
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Genesis includes some of the best-known Bible stories, including:
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* The two [[creation]] stories (the seven days of creation, [[Adam and Eve]])
 
* [[Cain and Abel]]
 
* [[Cain and Abel]]
 
* The [[flood]] and [[Noah's ark]]
 
* The [[flood]] and [[Noah's ark]]
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* [[Jacob]] sold into [[slavery]] by his brothers
 
* [[Jacob]] sold into [[slavery]] by his brothers
 
* Jacob interprets the [[pharaoh]]'s dreams
 
* Jacob interprets the [[pharaoh]]'s dreams
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The [[Jewish]] [[creation myth]] at the beginning of the book is used as the basis for [[creationism]].
  
 
[[Category:Bible]]
 
[[Category:Bible]]

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Genesis is the first book of the part of the Bible Christians call the Old Testament and Jews call the Tanakh. It is likely the most well known book of the Old Testament, although its length makes it one of the more difficult books to read all the way through.

Genesis includes some of the best-known Bible stories, including:

The Jewish creation myth at the beginning of the book is used as the basis for creationism.

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